The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Roosevelt man for an incident that occurred on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in East Meadow.
According to Detectives, Officers responded to Walmart located at 2465 Hempstead Turnpike, for a larceny. Upon arrival Police located the subject, James Armstrong, 47, of 293 Washington Avenue. The defendant resisted arrest and fled from Officers. He was located after a foot pursuit and the defendant was placed under arrest. One Officer received abrasions and swelling to his right hand. The Officer was taken to a local area hospital for treatment of his injuries.
The defendant is being charged with Robbery in the 3rd Degree, Assault in the 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration in the 2nd Degree, and Petit Larceny. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at First District Court, 99 Main Street in Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Lundt/3rd Squad 12/14/21/0032/9595